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CRPF hoists tricolour at Lal Chowk in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Wednesday hoisted the national flag at Lal Chowk in Srinagar, the nerve centre of the summer capital, where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had announced to unfurl the tricolour, a move which was seen by the mainstream parties as provocative.

In this Maharashtra village, children speak Japanese

Aurangabad: A fascination for robotics and technology has pushed students of a Zilla Parishad-run school in a remote village of Maharashtra’s Aurangabad...

President praises India’s ‘super-human efforts’ in containing COVID-19

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday appreciated the “super-human efforts” in containing the magnitude of the coronavirus pandemic in the...

MLA’s nephew ‘admits’ to posting derogatory remark

Bengaluru: Karnataka Congress legislator’s nephew P Naveen has admitted to the posting of a derogatory remark on Facebook, which triggered riots in...

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Cancer survivor writes to PM for ban on loose cigarettes

NEW DELHI: A former Customs Commissioner from Mumbai, who lost speech and a part of his tongue due to throat cancer after prolong tobacco...

Apex court seeks steps to stop sex determination contents on websites

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday said that an effort has to be made to ensure that websites like Google India, Yahoo India...

India improves rating on global corruption index

PTI NEW DELHI: India has showed some improvement in addressing corruption this year, ranking 85th among 175 countries as against 94th last year, graft watchdog...

Kupwara encounter: toll climbs to seven

PTI SRINAGAR: Bodies of three militants and a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) were found on Wednesday during a search operation in Kupwara district of North...

PM should express regret over Sadhvi’s remarks: Oppn

PTI NEW DELHI: Sticking to their demand for resignation of Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, opposition parties Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should express regret...

Lalu, Buta facing eviction proceedings

PTI NEW DELHI: Eviction proceedings against former union ministers Lalu Prasad, Buta Singh and Sudip Bandopadhaya among others have been initiated for occupying government bungalows...

RBI keeps rates unchanged

PTI MUMBAI: Disappointing industry and the government, RBI on Tuesday chose not to go for a rate cut for fifth time in a row but...

The fourth great war, for modernity

M J AKBAR Wars begin with a preamble, mostly confused, and end with a postscript, often bitter. The link between Versailles in 1919 and 1939...

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